Nickelback To Perform at the MuchMusic Video Awards

Much announced today its “Dark Horse” for the MMVAs: Alberta-born, international superstars Nickelback are set to rock the MMVAs crowd as the latest artists announced on the killer lineup. Rounding out the best MMVAs lineup ever, Nickelback joins previously announced performers Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Classified, Rise Against, Kelly Clarkson, Alexisonfire, Billy Talent, Shiloh, and co-hosts the Jonas Brothers, all performing live on Sunday, June 21 at 9 p.m. ET. Don’t miss the MMVAs 09 RED CARPET SPECIAL beforehand at 8 p.m. ET on MuchMusic.

“Our greatest reward in making music has always been the fans wanting us to make more,” said the members of Nickelback. “We are honoured to be nominated, humbled to be in such great company, and appreciative of MuchMusic’s unyielding support. We can’t wait to be back in Toronto and to be a part of this year’s MMVAs.”

As one of the biggest rock bands in the world, Nickelback leads the MMVAs nominations this year with five nods, including Video Of The Year. The band is no stranger to the MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS, having previously performed and presented at the music-filled and celeb-heavy event. The band already has four MMVAs to their name and has sold an astonishing 30 million albums worldwide.

Fans can get a chance at a coveted MMVAs wristband on Saturday, June 13 at 8 a.m. at MuchMusic HQ in Toronto. Fans are encouraged to come early and bring a donation for the Daily Bread Food Bank. Stay tuned to Much and muchmusic.com for more details on the star-studded MMVAs line-up.

Official sponsors for the 2009 MMVAs include Pepsi, Nokia, Molson, Subway and Virgin Mobile.

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